Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 87 87 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.33% 8.74% 11.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.37% 41.63% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 63 76 93
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £28,666 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.10% -36.30% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,600 £21,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £72,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -1.23%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 163 209 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.36% 21.01% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 132 178 248
Somerset median annual salary £37,738 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% -6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,099 £25,925
90th Percentile £54,978 £60,000 £72,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset.

Salary trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 16 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +7 34 £32,000 -3.03% 9
Clevedon +5 21 £32,500 -35.00%
Taunton +1 14 £38,187 +3.21% 3
Yeovil +13 6 £45,000 -21.74% 10
Wincanton - 2 £35,000 - 2
Street - 2 £60,000 - 1
Portishead +6 1 £32,259 +19.48%
Minehead - 1 - - 1
Cheddar - 1 - -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 27 (31.03%) Python
1 27 (31.03%) Computer Science
2 23 (26.44%) HND
3 22 (25.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (22.99%) HTML
5 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
6 19 (21.84%) C#
6 19 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (19.54%) .NET
7 17 (19.54%) SQL
7 17 (19.54%) Scala
7 17 (19.54%) SDLC
8 16 (18.39%) Mathematics
8 16 (18.39%) Linux
9 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
9 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.94%) Data Engineering
10 13 (14.94%) Big Data
10 13 (14.94%) Data Analysis
11 11 (12.64%) Software Testing
11 11 (12.64%) Machine Learning
11 11 (12.64%) Coaching
11 11 (12.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (11.49%) HTML5
12 10 (11.49%) Matrix Management
12 10 (11.49%) Deep Learning
12 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
12 10 (11.49%) CSS
12 10 (11.49%) Geospatial Data

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) Apache
2 3 (3.45%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) InDesign
2 1 (1.15%) InVision
2 1 (1.15%) Marvel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) IaaS
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) Serverless
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.30%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.30%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.15%) G Suite
5 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Firewall
1 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.15%) Network Security
1 1 (1.15%) SSL
1 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) Big Data
2 10 (11.49%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (5.75%) GIS
4 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.30%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.30%) Power BI
6 1 (1.15%) Aerospike
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.15%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.15%) HBase
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) Redis
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.45%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (4.60%) Banking
2 3 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Military
3 2 (2.30%) Electronics
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Developer
2 12 (13.79%) C# Developer
3 10 (11.49%) Junior
4 9 (10.34%) Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Data Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Graduate
5 8 (9.20%) Junior Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Senior Data Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Applications Developer
6 7 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) C# Application Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Junior Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Data Scientist
8 5 (5.75%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Applications Developer
9 4 (4.60%) ERP Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) ERP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.99%) HTML
2 17 (19.54%) .NET
3 10 (11.49%) CSS
3 10 (11.49%) HTML5
4 9 (10.34%) jQuery
5 5 (5.75%) CSS3
6 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.45%) JSP
7 3 (3.45%) Middleware
7 3 (3.45%) React
8 2 (2.30%) D3.js
8 2 (2.30%) Enzyme
8 2 (2.30%) Jest
8 2 (2.30%) JSON
9 1 (1.15%) Java EE
9 1 (1.15%) Node.js
9 1 (1.15%) React Native
9 1 (1.15%) Sass
9 1 (1.15%) Web Services
9 1 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (5.75%) Lidar
3 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) PMI
3 4 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.15%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.15%) NHS
6 1 (1.15%) Photography
6 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Linux
2 7 (8.05%) Windows
3 4 (4.60%) Android
3 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.30%) Debian
4 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Computer Science
2 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (19.54%) SDLC
5 16 (18.39%) Mathematics
6 13 (14.94%) Data Analysis
6 13 (14.94%) Data Engineering
7 11 (12.64%) Coaching
7 11 (12.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (12.64%) Machine Learning
7 11 (12.64%) Software Testing
8 10 (11.49%) Deep Learning
8 10 (11.49%) Matrix Management
8 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.34%) Data Science
10 8 (9.20%) Analytics
10 8 (9.20%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (9.20%) ETL
11 7 (8.05%) DevOps
11 7 (8.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.03%) Python
2 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.84%) C#
4 17 (19.54%) Scala
4 17 (19.54%) SQL
5 9 (10.34%) R
6 8 (9.20%) VBA
7 7 (8.05%) C++
7 7 (8.05%) Java
8 6 (6.90%) C
9 5 (5.75%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.45%) Go
11 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.30%) ES6
11 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.30%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.15%) Ada
12 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) HND
2 22 (25.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.90%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.45%) IRCA
8 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) ISO 22301
1 6 (6.90%) ISO 9001
1 6 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.60%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.15%) HAZOP
3 1 (1.15%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.15%) MISRA
3 1 (1.15%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.30%) Xen
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
1 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Google
3 2 (2.30%) VMware
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe
4 1 (1.15%) CA
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) Xerox